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An arch never sleeps.

An arch never sleeps.

by James Fergusson Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made
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And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made
ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither
hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it
was in building.

by Bible Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Ah, to build, to build!
That is the noblest of all the arts.

Ah, to build, to build!
That is the noblest of all the arts.

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In the elder days of Art,
Builders wrought with greatest care
Each minute and unseen part;
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In the elder days of Art,
Builders wrought with greatest care
Each minute and unseen part;
For the gods see everywhere.

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No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung,
Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung.
Majestic silence.

No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung,
Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung.
Majestic silence.

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The hand that rounded Peter's dome
And groined the aisles of Christian Rome,
Wrought in a sad read more

The hand that rounded Peter's dome
And groined the aisles of Christian Rome,
Wrought in a sad sincerity;
Himself from God he could not free;
He builded better than he knew;
The conscious stone to beauty grew.

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I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

by Ayn Rand Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Silently as a dream the fabric rose;
No sound of hammer or of saw was there.

Silently as a dream the fabric rose;
No sound of hammer or of saw was there.

by William Cowper Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Architecture is the art of how to waste space.

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.

by Philip Johnson Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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